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Regular vs. Irregular Verbs

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Regular vs. Irregular Verbs

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Are you a rule-follower or a rule-breaker? Irregular verbs break all the rules! Use this lesson to teach your students how to use the correct past tense form of regular and irregular verbs.

Content Standard(s):
English Language Arts
ELA2021 (2021)
Grade: 2
7. Demonstrate standard English usage when speaking.

a. Use collective nouns.

b. Form and use frequently-occurring irregular plural nouns.

c. Use reflexive pronouns.

d. Form and use past tense forms of frequently-occurring irregular verbs.

e. Use adjectives and adverbs.

f. Produce and expand complete simple and compound sentences when speaking.
Unpacked Content
Content Area:
Literacy Foundations
Focus Area:
Oral Language
Teacher Vocabulary:
7.
  • Standard English
  • Usage
7a.
  • Collective nouns
7b.
  • Form
  • Frequently-occurring irregular plural nouns
7c.
  • Reflexive pronouns
7d.
  • Form
  • Past tense
  • Frequently-occurring irregular verbs
7e.
  • Adjectives
  • Adverbs
7f.
  • Produce
  • Expand
  • Complete sentences
  • Simple sentences
  • Compound sentences
Knowledge:
7. Students know:
  • That standard English means the formal use of the English language.
7a.
  • Collective nouns are words that identify a group of individuals (family, assembly, congregation, etc.).
7b.
  • Irregular plural nouns are nouns that do not become plural by adding -s or -es.
7c.
  • Reflexive pronouns are pronouns that end in "self" or "selves."
7d.
  • Irregular verbs are verbs that are not made past tense by adding -d or -ed.
7e.
  • An adjective describes a noun, and an adverb describes an adjective, verb, or other adverb.
7f.
  • A complete simple sentence includes a subject and a predicate and expresses a complete thought.
  • A complete compound sentence includes two subjects and two predicates and expresses two complete thoughts.
  • A complete compound sentence must include a coordinating conjunction to link the two complete thoughts.
Skills:
7. Students are able to:
  • Use the standard English language when speaking.
7a.
  • Accurately use collective in spoken language.
7b.
  • Accurately form and use frequently-occurring irregular plural nouns in spoken language.
7c.
  • Accurately use reflexive pronouns in spoken language.
7d.
  • Accurately form and use past tense forms of frequently-occurring irregular verbs in spoken language.
7e.
  • Correctly use adjectives and adverbs in spoken language.
7f.
  • Produce complete simple and compound sentences in spoken language.
  • Expand complete simple and compound sentences in spoken language.
Understanding:
7. Students understand that:
  • They should use the standard form of English when speaking.
7a.
  • A collective noun is one word that stands for a group of people.
  • Collective nouns should be used correctly to clearly communicate with others.
7b.
  • An irregular plural noun is a noun that is made plural in a way other than adding -s or -es, such as children, teeth, and feet.
  • Irregular plural nouns should be used correctly to clearly communicate with others.
7c.
  • Reflexive pronouns are those pronouns that usually end in "self" or "selves," such as myself or themselves.
  • Reflexive pronouns should be used correctly to clearly communicate with others.
7d.
  • An irregular verb is a verb that is made past tense in a way other than adding -d or -ed, such as kept or knew.
  • Past tense verbs should be used correctly to clearly communicate with others.
7e.
  • An adjective is a word that describes the attributes of a noun.
  • An adverb is a word that describes an adjective, a verb, or even another adverb.
  • Using adjectives and adverbs can add specific details in speech.
7f.
  • A speaker should use complete sentences to clearly express complete thoughts.
  • A simple sentence expresses one complete thought and has at least one subject and one predicate.
  • A compound sentence expresses two complete thoughts that are linked with one of the coordinating conjunctions (and, but, for, or, nor, yet, so).
English Language Arts
ELA2021 (2021)
Grade: 2
45. Demonstrate understanding of standard English language conventions when writing.

a. Identify the role of a noun, verb, adjective, and adverb within a sentence and explain the type of the information it conveys.

b. Form regular nouns and verbs by adding -s or -es.

c. Form and use simple present and past verb tenses.

d. Form plurals by changing -y to -ies.

e. Form and use frequently-occurring irregular plural nouns and verbs.

f. Use plural possessives.
Unpacked Content
Content Area:
Literacy Foundations
Focus Area:
Writing
Teacher Vocabulary:
45.
  • English Language conventions
45a.
  • Noun
  • Verb
  • Adjective
  • Adverb
  • Conveys
45b.
  • Regular nouns
  • Regular verbs
45c.
  • Verb tenses
  • Simple present
  • Simple past
45d.
  • Plurals
45e.
  • Irregular plural nouns
  • Irregular plural verbs
45f.
  • Plural possessives
Knowledge:
45. Students know:
  • The English language has grammatical conventions that must be followed when writing.
45a.
  • There are different types of words within a sentence, and each word provides a particular type of information.
  • The role of a noun, verb, adjective, and adverb within a sentence.
45b.
  • Regular nouns and verbs are formed by adding an -s or -es suffix.
45c.
  • Present tense verbs tell about something that is happening currently or continuously.
  • Past tense verbs tell about something that already happened.
  • Different suffixes must be added to the end of verbs to show when the action happened.
45d.
  • A plural shows there is more than one of something.
  • Base words that end in y must be changed before adding the plural suffix.
45e.
  • Some nouns and verbs do not follow the regular pattern when forming a plural.
45f.
  • A plural possessive is used when a plural noun has ownership, or possession, of something.
Skills:
45. Students are able to:
  • Correctly use standard English language conventions in writing.
45a.
  • Identify a noun, verb, adjective, and adverb in a sentence.
  • Explain the type of information nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs provide in a sentence.
45b.
  • Correctly form regular nouns and verbs by adding an -s or -es suffix.
45c.
  • Form and use simple present and past verb tenses in writing.
45d.
  • Form plurals by changing -y to -ies when the base word ends in y.
45e.
  • Form and use frequently-occurring irregular plural nouns, such as feet, children, mice, fish, teeth.
  • Form and use frequently-occurring irregular plural verbs.
45f.
  • Accurately use plural possessives in writing.
Understanding:
45. Students understand that:
  • To clearly communicate through writing, they must use standard English language conventions.
45a.
  • Each word in a sentence plays an important role in conveying meaning.
  • A noun names a person, place, thing, or idea and tells who or what the sentence is about.
  • A verb expresses an action or a state of being and tells what the noun is doing.
  • An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun and tells attributes of the noun.
  • An adverb describes a verb, adjective, or adverb, and provides more description about another word in the sentence.
45b.
  • An -s or -es suffix is added to the end of regular nouns and verbs for subject-verb agreement and to form plurals.
45c.
  • The simple present verb tense is used to describe things that are happening right now, and the suffix -s or -es is usually added to the end of the base word.
  • The simple past verb tense is used to describe things that have already happened, and the suffix -ed is usually added to the end of the base word.
45d.
  • To form a plural of a word that end in y, the y must be changed to -ies.
45e.
  • Some nouns and verbs are made plural by changing vowels, changing the entire word, or adding a different ending.
45f.
  • Plural possessive nouns show that a plural noun has ownership and that an apostrophe or -s apostrophe is added to the end of the word.
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